Joshua Tree National Park Astro-Timelapse Workshop
Unveil the Cosmos: Join Our Captivating Milky Way Timelapse Workshop in Joshua Tree!
Friday June 7th – Monday June 10th 2024 (1, 2 or 3 nights, you pick what you want!)
Step into the realm of celestial wonders and embark on a mesmerizing journey through the shimmering tapestry of the night sky. Prepare to be enchanted as we invite you to our exclusive Milky Way Timelapse Workshop in the breathtaking Joshua Tree National Park.
Whether you’re an aspiring astrophotographer or a seasoned professional seeking to refine your craft, our workshop offers a unique opportunity to hone your skills under the expert guidance of our renowned instructors Emeric and Brian who have over 17 years of timelapse experience combined.
FROM 1 TO 3 NIGHTS, YOU CHOOSE!
ONLY 7 SPOTS AVAILABLE PER NIGHT
INTERVAL RAMPING TIMELAPSES
GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE
Here’s what awaits you during this awe-inspiring experience:
- Master the Art of Timelapse: Through comprehensive hands-on sessions, our expert mentors will guide you through the entire process, from finding the right subject and setting up your equipment to composing the perfect shot. Learn the secrets of exposure, interval settings, and framing, ensuring your timelapse sequences will leave viewers spellbound.
- Day to Night Astro-Timelapse: The Holy Grail of the Holy Grails, a day to night timelapse that leads to the night sky. With over 20 stops of lights, this kind of timelapses required an interval ramping that you will be able to master after this workshop!
- Explore Joshua Tree’s Majestic Beauty: Beyond capturing the Milky Way, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the captivating landscape of Joshua Tree National Park. Wander through rugged desert trails, marvel at the unique rock formations, and immerse yourself in the tranquility of this natural sanctuary.
- Night Sky Photography Techniques: Unleash your creativity as you learn advanced techniques for capturing the night sky. Our instructors will reveal their tried-and-true methods for composing breathtaking compositions, including foreground elements, astrophotography post-processing tips, and more.
- Networking and Camaraderie: Immerse yourself in a vibrant community of like-minded individuals who share your passion for astrophotography. Forge lasting connections, exchange ideas, and inspire one another as you embark on this extraordinary journey together.
- Post-Production Secrets: We will also teach you how to edit the sequences during a free 2 hour long video call using LRTimelapse and Lightroom.
Choose between our one, two, or three-night options, depending on the level of immersion you desire. Each night will unveil new opportunities, allowing you to refine your skills and capture the cosmos in all its glory.
Spaces for this exclusive workshop are limited.
Pick your own package and dates
Once booked, we will contact you to finalize your reservation.
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ALL 3 NIGHTS
CREATE TIMELAPSE VIDEOS LIKE THIS
Day to Night Astro-Timelapses
Galactic Center Timelapses
Watch our previous work at Arches National Park, UT
WHY WOULD YOU WANT TO SIGN UP?
Blurry Milky Way, wrong direction or interval, incorrect camera settings… a lot of things can go wrong when capturing an astro-timelapse of the Milky Way. And that is the reason why we created this timelapse workshop, to help you get all everything perfect straight from the first timelapse.
After over 10 years in the industry, Emeric, travelled to Joshua Tree National Park countless time to shoot the core of the Milky Way and will take you to the best timelapse spots around the park.
Timelapse photography is an art that is best learned with experience and passion. At this workshop, you will be able to develop your skills and learn the craft with two professionals in one of the best National Parks!
Read what our previous students say about our Timelapse Workshops!
WHAT MAKES THIS TRIP DIFFERENT?
At a ratio of 1 teacher for maximum 3.5 students, this is the best investment you can make in your timelapse career, even if it’s just a hobby! You will learn how to handle any situation, composition and subject to create the highest quality astro-timelapse video possible.
You will also get to meet other photographers with the same passion and be highlighted to over 68K followers from Brian and Emeric’s Instagram accounts!
We will go on location around 2 hours before the sunset in order to look for a beautiful foreground element and capture a full day-to-night transition. Following this first timelapse, we will capture the core of the Milky Way all the way to the first morning light.
Brian Youchak is a timelapse photographer based out of New Jersey. He has been shooting timelapses since 2015 when he found his passion living abroad in Ireland. He currently shoots with a Nikon D850, teaches workshops around the NJ/NYC area and has worked with brands such as Best Western and the Empire State Building. Brian loves to travel around the world shooting timelapses.
Emeric Le Bars is a French timelapse photographer and Video Editor living in the beautiful city of Los Angeles, CA. He has been in the timelapse industry for the past 10 years and now has a portfolio of over 1200 timelapse videos from all around the world.
He has sold his work to Adobe, Facebook, OPPO, Google, Netflix, LG, STARZ, Microsoft, Mastercard, Red Bull, Nike with Converse, NBC Universal, and Time Warner Cabler to name a few. Today he teaches timelapse photography through online classes in both English and French, as well as live workshops all over the country.
In order to attend this timelapse workshop, you will need the following:
- DSLR or Mirrorless Camera with extra batteries
- Sturdy tripod, easy to carry around
- Intervalometer, either built-in or external
- Wide and fast lens(es) recommended, ranging from 16mm to 35mm and f1.4-f2.8
- Memory Cards to capture around 2000 images and external storage such as a portable hard drive
- Energy to stay up all night long
NOTE: Students must have working knowledge of manual settings including aperture, shutter speed, ISO, focus, and white balance. Workshop will not focus on teaching camera skills!
Here is some hotel we recommend around Joshua Tree National Park. We are not affiliated with those hotels, those are just recommandations:
- Holiday Inn Express & Suites Twentynine Palms- Joshua Tree
- SureStay Plus By Best Western Yucca Valley Joshua Tree
- Super 8 by Wyndham Yucca Val/Joshua Tree Nat Pk Area
- SureStay Plus By Best Western Twentynine Palms Joshua Tree
- Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Twentynine Palms-Joshua Tree National Park
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ALL 3 NIGHTS
WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO TAKE CARE OF
- Transportation to and from Joshua Tree National Park
- National Park Fees ($30 per car for 7 days)
- Hotel Nights
TERMS OF SALE & CANCELLATION POLICY
When purchasing and booking this timelapse workshop, you agree to the following terms:
- The Timelapse Company reserves the right to cancel the workshop for any reason (up to two weeks prior to the workshop), a full refund will be given. We highly recommend purchasing a trip insurance for your flights. The Timelapse Company will not be responsible for any cancellation fees from your airline.
- The Timelapse Company reserves the right to cancel the workshop if there is less than 3 participants per night on or after May 1st 2024. The Timelapse Company will not be responsible for any cancellation fees from your airline.
- Listed price is per person, before taxes. Students are welcome to travel with a friend, partner or family member but only people with a spot will receive instruction.
- You can pay the full amount today or set up a payment plan with Stripe. We offer 2 and 3 times payments at no extra charge. The credit card used will be automatically charged every month.
- Full payment must be received at least 1 month before the beginning of the workshop (May 6th 2024)
- Cancellation is free until May 1st 2024.
- Cancellation fee of 25% of the total price if you cancel between May 2nd 2024 and June 4th 2024.
- Cancellation fee of 50% of the total price if you cancel less than 48 hours before the workshop.
- When booking this workshop, you will receive a general liability insurance included in the package from The Timelapse Company.
- This insurance does not cover photography equipment. Students are in charge of protecting their own gear if needed. Any accidents happening to the gear during the workshop will not be covered by The Timelapse Company.
- If you need an affordable gear insurance, check PPA.
- You agree to the above terms when booking this Joshua Tree National Park Astro-Timelapse Workshop.